Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Warren Hardy Britton.
Unit/Placed in, USS Enterprise (CV-7) Carrier, United States Navy.
USS Enterprise (CV-6) was the seventh U.S. Navy vessel of that name. Colloquially called “The Big E”, launched in 1936 having served the State, the USS Enterprise (CV-6), the Big E, the Galloping Ghost, “the carrier that fought the most throughout the entire war” – Decommissioned Feb 17, 1947, Stricken from Naval Vessels Register October 2, 1956 and was sold for scrap on July 1, 1958.
Warren is born approx. on 21 Feb. 1923 in Weatherford, Texas.
Father, Randolph Marion Britton.
Mother, Virgie Lee (Whitfield) Britton.
Sister(s), Edith May, Clara Bessie, Mary Beulah, Dolly Cleo, Nelly Belle, Nancy Oleta, Baby Girl and Baby Girl Britton.
Brother(s), Ray Otis, Winifred Edgar, Randolph Marion, Luie Enos, J.N., Baby Boy, Lee Amos and Don Leon Britton.
Spouse, Leona Lucille (Berry) Britton.
Warren enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 6172511.
Warren survived the war, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Silver Stars, Philippine Liberation Medal with 2 Stars, WW II Victory Medal.
Warren is buried/mentioned at Memory Gardens of the Valley,
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/